Silicon Couloir http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en New Institute Runs Business Boot Camp For Entrepreneurs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-institute-runs-business-boot-camp-entrepreneurs <p>We've all heard stories about businesses that start in a garage or on the back of a cocktail napkin. But it takes a lot more than a great idea and some elbow grease to build a business from scratch. So a new Jackson program, called the Start-Up Institute, is running a business boot camp for entrepreneurs. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington has more.&nbsp;</p><p>REBECCA HUNTINGTON: This is what you might consider finals for sixteen students completing Jackson's first-ever Start-Up Institute.</p><p>KELLIE HOTEMA: I'm too tired to be nervous.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:13:49 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 51633 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Institute Runs Business Boot Camp For Entrepreneurs Group Sees Jackson as Future Silicon Valley of the Rockies http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/group-sees-jackson-future-silicon-valley-rockies <p>A new group is convinced that, with a little coaching, Jackson Hole can become the Silicon Valley of the Rockies. In fact, this ad hoc group has even taken the name Silicon Couloir. (Coo-LAR) They're convinced that within the state the investors exist to&nbsp;help grow more startup businesses. But what's lacking is a venue for investors and entrepreneurs to meet. The possible solution is known as&nbsp;Pitch Day.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:07:42 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 45840 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Group Sees Jackson as Future Silicon Valley of the Rockies